PROVIDENCE – Two Rhode Island-based companies, Hasbro Inc. and CVS Health Corp., ranked on Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s 2018 100 Best Corporate Citizens list released last week.
Hasbro placed No. 5 this year, after ranking No. 1 in 2017. This year, Microsoft Corp. ranked No. 1.
The toymaker ranked No. 1 for human rights, No. 1 for philanthropy, No. 2 for its environmental rank, No. 2 for its climate change rank, No. 91 for its financial rank, No. 95 for its corporate governance rank and No. 120 for its employee relations rank.
“We’re honored and humbled to once again rank so highly on the 100 Best Corporate Citizens list,” stated Brian Goldner, Hasbro chairman and CEO, in prepared remarks. “In much the same way that our business continues to transform, so has our commitment to integrate CSR throughout our business. I’m proud of the great strides we’ve made to strengthen our CSR performance, increase transparency and tell the Hasbro story, which includes impactful results in many areas, including human rights and the environment.”
This year, CVS ranked No. 26 overall for corporate responsibility. CVS ranked No. 38 overall in 2017.
CVS’s highest rating in 2018 was for its employee relations rank at No. 8. The company ranked No. 9 for human rights, No. 10 for philanthropy, No. 36 for its corporate governance, No. 46 for tis environmental rank, No. 71 for its climate change rank and No. 657 for its financial rank.
A few other companies with major operations in Rhode Island also made the list this year:
- Johnson & Johnson – No. 9
- Eaton Corp. PLC – No. 28
- Medtronic PLC – No. 44
- Verizon Communications Inc. – No. 65
- Bank of America Corp. – No. 74
Chris Bergenheim is the PBN web editor.